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Sports Wozniacki, Kerber both upset at Wuhan Open
Author: 0 Wozniacki, Kerber both upset at Wuhan Open

Tomic's next challenge comes in the form of Felix Auger-Aliassime, who stunned world number 23 and second seed Hyeon Chung 7-6 (7-2) 5-7 6-4. Wozniacki lost to Olympic champion Monica Puig 7-6 (10), 7-5, while Wimbledon champion Kerber was upset by Ashleigh Barty 7-5, 6-1.

Sports Mourinho on Pogba: ‘No player is bigger than the club’
Author: 0 Mourinho on Pogba: ‘No player is bigger than the club’

With Sanchez' omission not being injury related and mainly due to his poor form unbefitting of his gargantuan salary, Martial was given the chance to shine, retaining his place from the Derby County League Cup defeat earlier in the week. There will be conversations at the top level, about the future of the manager and the squad, because the basics are not being done. "As a footballer your DNA is about hard work and effort".

Sports Messi, Busquets benched for Athletic Bilbao clash
Author: 0 Messi, Busquets benched for Athletic Bilbao clash

Leganes goalkeeper Ivan Cuellar pulled off a stunning double save to thwart Coutinho and Ivan Rakitic from close range in the closing minutes while Sergi Roberto skied a good opportunity as the unfancied hosts held on to record their first top-flight win over Barcelona .

Sports Benjamin Mendy 'facing uncertain Manchester City future'
Author: 0 Benjamin Mendy 'facing uncertain Manchester City future'

Mendy was at Wembley on Saturday night for Anthony Joshua's title defence against Alexander Povetkin but was expected to show up at City's training ground early on Sunday for treatment on his injury, only to arrive three hours late, according to an ESPN report .

Sports Liverpool vs Chelsea, League Cup
Author: 0 Liverpool vs Chelsea, League Cup

Liverpool fans were disappointed to suffer their first defeat of the season and be knocked out of the Carabao Cup, but the Merseysiders could still show some class by praising Hazard for his winning goal. Liverpool will face Chelsea again this weekend at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League . "In January, when you go to the semis then it gets a bit more busy and that's not cool, but if you are that far then you want to go for it".

Sports LSU basketball player Wayde Sims, 20, shot to death
Author: 0 LSU basketball player Wayde Sims, 20, shot to death

LSU head coach Will Wade released a brief statement responding to the news. According to his profile on the university's athletics website, Sims had just begun his junior year at LSU. We are circling around his teammates and friends who need all the love and support we can give them. Sims was the 2014-15 Louisiana Gatorade player of the year at University High, where he led the Cubs to three straight state titles from 2014-16.

Sports EFL Cup: West Ham win 8-0 as Hazard dumps out Liverpool
Author: 0 EFL Cup: West Ham win 8-0 as Hazard dumps out Liverpool

It was a shadow side playing shadow football; gone was the intense, high pressing that Jurgen Klopp's team have become known for and in it's place came something far more subdued than the German's favoured "heavy metal" tactics. He is one of the best. We had five players on the pitch with their first start of the whole season so I'm really happy that they had the game because now they are really back.

Sports Week 4 Ups and Downs: Minnesota Vikings vs Los Angeles Rams
Author: 0 Week 4 Ups and Downs: Minnesota Vikings vs Los Angeles Rams

Louis Rams won their first six games. The Rams totaled 556 yards against Minnesota's defense as they attacked on the ground and through the air. The Rams had three plays of at least 47 yards, two ending in touchdowns. They never trailed again. Kirk Cousins was 36-of-50 for 422 yards passing and three touchdowns and had Minnesota in position to tie the game, reminiscent of two weeks ago in Green Bay, but was stripped of the ball as he went back for a pass with 1:29 remaining.

Sports Tiger-led Americans chase rare European win in Ryder Cup
Author: 0 Tiger-led Americans chase rare European win in Ryder Cup

Perhaps his 80th PGA Tour victory, the emotion of winning for the first time in five years and the hectic aftermath of coming to the Ryder Cup in Paris were part of the difference. Ian Poulter and Rory McIlory, who was badly off form in the morning, came from 2-down to triumph 4 and 2 over Webb Simpson and Bubba Watson in a game that had the massive crowds finally roaring after they had little to shout about in the morning.

Sports Julen Lopetegui laments lack of urgency in Real humiliation
Author: 0 Julen Lopetegui laments lack of urgency in Real humiliation

It was a sad day for Barcelona and Real Madrid fans as both the sides met unfortunate defeats on Wednesday. "[Sevilla] are a very hard opponent and, if we give away 45 minutes, this happens". A second goal-scoring opportunity came towards him as the ball deflected off Courtois's gloves and Silva calmly registered the ball into the nets and gave his team a 2-0 lead only 20 minutes into the game.

Sports Aaron Ramsey Set For January Transfer Move To Italian Giants
Author: 0 Aaron Ramsey Set For January Transfer Move To Italian Giants

Arsenal had drawn up a new four-year deal for Ramsey, with the Wales midfielder's current contract expiring at the end of the season. Once again, it appears Arsenal dragging their heels over contract talks will come back to bite them. With Arsenal's wage bill high after handing the likes of Mesut Ozil a huge new $460,000 per week contract, it is believed they will not pay Ramsey anywhere near that amount.

Author: 0 Chelsea end Liverpool's ideal season thanks to 'super sub' Eden Hazard

On his winning goal at Anfield, ending Jurgen Klopp's flawless start to the season, Hazard said: "It's one of the most lovely goals I have ever scored". "I spoke with N'Golo on the bench and he told me he didn't want to take a penalty, so the only solution was to score", Hazard, who was named Man of the Match, told the Sky Sports cameras.

Sports Timberwolves' asking price for Jimmy Butler 'too steep'
Author: 0 Timberwolves' asking price for Jimmy Butler 'too steep'

According to Wojnarowski and Lowe, Minnesota is seeking "quality vets, top prospects, future assets and cap relief", which is making some skeptical of coach and president of basketball operations Tom Thibodeau's desire to complete a deal.

Sports Ronaldo free to face United
Author: 0 Ronaldo free to face United

But UEFA on Thursday deemed a one-match ban sufficient for the clash where he appeared to pull at Valencia defender Jeison Murillo's hair. Ronaldo was dismissed by German referee Felix Brych after a clash with Murillo as he ran past him 29 minutes into his side's 2-0 victory at the Mestalla.

Sports Jurgen Klopp explains conversation with Xherdan Shaqiri at full
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp explains conversation with Xherdan Shaqiri at full

Eden Hazard came off the bench to score a wonderful victor as Chelsea battled from behind to beat Liverpool 2-1 in the EFL Cup third round, the Reds seeing their winning streak end at Anfield. More and more we got used to it. After the draw against West Ham (last Sunday) we are back on top, we won against one of the best in the world at the moment, so Saturday we are going to be ready for the game'.

Sports Hextall speaks to league after Lehtera questioned in cocaine case
Author: 0 Hextall speaks to league after Lehtera questioned in cocaine case

Lehtera, according to a translation of the report, has denied involvement, although seven other suspects have been jailed and more than $750,000 in assets, including property and jewelry, has been seized. The Flyers released a statement saying they were aware of the investigation, but would have no further comment at this time. Last season, Lehtera had three goals and five assists in 62 games.

Author: 0 Emery 'very happy' with Welbeck after match-winning brace for Arsenal

Striker Danny Welbeck scored a first-half brace to put the Gunners in a strong position going in at the break. Henrik Dalsgaard gave the Bees the lead after scoring in the first 44 seconds of the match, but the squad struggled to create scoring chances later in the match.

Sports Aaron Ramsey’s time at Arsenal coming to an end?
Author: 0 Aaron Ramsey’s time at Arsenal coming to an end?

Ramsey and Arsenal were positive about finding an agreement over a new contract throughout the summer, but the priorities at the club have changed in recent months. With contract talks at the Emirates reportedly breaking down, Chelsea headed the betting back in the summer but it's now Milan who are most likely to make a move at 2/1.

Sports Eden Hazard now the best player in the world, believes Chelsea teammate
Author: 0 Eden Hazard now the best player in the world, believes Chelsea teammate

The former Everton man has said that the star's "unselfishness" gives him the edge over Ronaldo and Messi, after the Belgian scored a stunning goal to help Chelsea progress in the Carabao Cup . "Minute by minute we got more used to it, even in the start when we left too many spaces open and stuff like that, when they could play between the lines, we already had bigger chances".

Sports Shenzhen Open: Andy Murray through to second round after Zhang Zhizhen retires
Author: 0 Shenzhen Open: Andy Murray through to second round after Zhang Zhizhen retires

Murray, still ranked above his wildcard opponent despite languishing at 311 in the world, was forced the distance after losing a second set tie-break. The victory took Murray's record to six wins from 10 matches since his return from hip surgery, but he will no doubt need to raise his level if he is to beat top seed David Goffin in the next round.

Sports Panthers sign safety Reid
Author: 0 Panthers sign safety Reid

He went unsigned, which he has alleged was because of his outspoken political views. The NFL Players Association also congratulated Reid , with its president, Eric Winston, saying, "Our union is proud to stand by one of its strongest player leaders and we congratulate Eric for making it back to dong the job he loves".

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo to serve one-game Champions League ban

Juventus face José Mourinho's team in Manchester on 23 October. A one-game ban is automatic - with no right of appeal - but Uefa regulation 50.01 for the competition says that "in case of serious offences, the Uefa control, ethics and disciplinary body is entitled to augment this punishment".

Sports Carolina Panthers: Top takeaways from 31-21 victory over the Bengals
Author: 0 Carolina Panthers: Top takeaways from 31-21 victory over the Bengals

Two new faces also enjoyed big games for Carolina in defensive end Efe Obada and rookie cornerback Donte Jackson . "This is a different style of offense and attack and you've got to adjust and morph and play it and make sure we stay sound in it and play it all the time", Bengals coach Marvin Lewis said.

Author: 0 Chelsea beats Liverpool on Hazard's stunner

I did well so we can go well. Eden Hazard of Chelsea celebrates after he scores his side's second goal during the Carabao Cup third round match against Liverpool . "At the minute, he's probably the best player in the world, the way he is playing". But if Wednesday's encounter taught us anything it was that Liverpool still need their best team out on the pitch to win the big prizes.

Sports Paul Pogba determined to leave Manchester United next summer
Author: 0 Paul Pogba determined to leave Manchester United next summer

It has been said that many around the Portuguese feel he has lost his ability to relate to the players he works with as Pogba is not the only star he has fallen out with since joining United. This blind belief displayed by the club hierarchy has already led some players to reconsider their future at United, and a few could quite possibly be on their way out at the end of the season.